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Leland Police Department.

A former police chief of the Leland Police Department got to see how the police department operates over forty years after he was last on patrol.

Current Police Chief Jason Bragg posted a photo on social media of him and former chief Mel Inman, who served as chief from 1974 to 1978.

The department said that former Chief Inman shared many of his experiences and spotted points on interest on the patrol route through town. Inman was astonished at the changes over four decades, especially the technology and overall demands on police in today's society.

When asked if he wasted his old job back, Inman declined and said that the current officers had things pretty well under control.